Acumen open call

Calling social entrepreneurs in East Africa

3 March 2021

Applications for our second East Africa Accelerator are officially open!
IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and our partner Acumen are on the lookout for social entrepreneurs in East Africa to join our accelerator programme.

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Calling social entrepreneurs in East Africa

3 March 2021

Applications are officially open! IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and our partner Acumen are on the lookout for social entrepreneurs in East Africa.
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The business of the future: fair and equal

10 February 2021

Read about how IKEA and social enterprises work on making the business of the future a fair and inclusive one.
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IKEA Sustainability  Report FY20

25 January 2021

Read about how IKEA faced the pandemic and continued to deliver on the long-term sustainability strategy.
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A year in retrospect

18 December 2020


Read about how we faced COVID-19 and how through it all we were still able to continue developing new programmes and partnerships.

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Social Innovation in Paris

9 December 2020


IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Yunus Social Business tackling pressing social challenges.

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Honey Bees and Recycled Tires receive a new boost

14 September 2020

IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Acumen Academy to award $50,000 to social entrepreneurs in East Africa.

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NESsT Coffee Farmers

New partnership with NESsT

5 August 2020

Accelerating social entrepreneurs in Latin America.
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World Refugee Day 2020

20 June 2020

Strengthening support for refugees across IKEA.

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Empowering social entrepreneurs in Mexico

28 May 2020

New partnership with New Ventures to improve the livelihood of Mexico’s most vulnerable communities.

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New partnership with WWF

21 April 2020

Supporting community conservation enterprises in Mexico. 

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Coronavirus statement

4 May 2020

IKEA takes responsibility for people and communities.

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In this photo: Akanksha Deo, IKEA designer (left), Dhinya (middle) & Teeja (right), artisans at Rangsutra.

International Women's Day

8 March 2020

Empowering women, inspiring designers.

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IKEA Sustainability Report

27 February 2020

Supporting the creation of a fair and equal society.

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Supporting refugees throughout IKEA

17 December 2019

Biggest step to support integration of refugees.

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New partnership with Acumen

3 December 2019

Accelerating impact in East Africa.

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Partnering with i-did

15 November 2019

A win-win for all.

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Dela summit

24 October 2019

Coming together for a greater cause.

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